Dining Tables | Coffee Tables| Side Tables
One of the earliest surviving styles of formal table's is that of the trestle tables, first created in the Middle Ages, from long wooden planks that sat upontrestle ends. Designed to be easily dismantled and then moved aside to createmore space for festivities.These progressed into Refectory tables, immerging around the 16th Century,as a more permanent fixture, standing in rooms created just for the purposeof dining and mainly carved from solid oak. By the mid-17th Century antique gate leg dining tables were introduced, with folding drop-down leaves. At first these tables could be of a considerably large in size, later being reduced to more practical proportions.Tables were also created for other requirements, that were used in a variety of spaces. Like Library tables, coffee tables and side tables. At The Furniture Rooms we stock a wide variety of tables from all eras of design.